The language you use impacts both you and your team members. Using proactive language, instead of reactive language, allows your thinking and doing to produce team results that are more effective. The choice is always yours for how you want to model the way. Click on the video link for this week’s Leadership Tip and hear the key elements of proactive language.
Between the years of 2013 and 2017, Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) faced a spiraling enrollment decline from a high of 7,871 in 2013 to a low of 6,527 in 2017. In just the two-year period between 2013 and 2015, enrollment dropped over 1,137 students. In addition to the enrollment decline, the college did not meet other performance goals including retention and graduation. College leadership identified the need for immediate and effective intervention, but most eff
How often do celebrate the accomplishments of your team, faculty, staff, and students? Research states that leaders should recognize achievements of their team and “encourage the heart” every seven days, which means about twice a month. A leader’s responsibility is to get people to believe in themselves. As the leader, find ways to do this. Consider the following suggestions: ● Make it a point to constantly recognize excellence in individuals and with the team ● Be authentic
Welcome back to the Leadership Minute. I’m Rose Marie Sloan and today’s topic – Encouraging the Heart The root word “encourage” means heart. Leadership is much more an affair of the heart than merely a matter of mind. Effective leaders understand that in order to accomplish the extraordinary, people must have strong and committed hearts. And when offering encouragement, the leader is, in fact, providing courage and strength to another person’s heart. According to Kouzes and P